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Membership Committee

This committee is responsible for evaluating applications for membership and making recommendations to the academy for appropriate action. This committee reviews and updates the application process and the membership roster annually.


The Membership Committee shall consist of two representatives from each of the Consortium member colleges, nominated and elected by the membership from that institution.  Members will be elected in alternate years by a majority vote of the membership from the respective college and shall serve a two-year term.  The Chair of the Membership Committee will be selected by the Committee, and will serve as a liaison to the Steering Committee.

Membership Committee Members

  • Co – Chair: Leslie Sprunger, DVM, PhD WSU
  • Co – Chair: Kristy Dowers, DVM CSU
  • Ana Alcaraz, DVM, PhD WU
  • Julie Dechant, DVM, MS, DACVS, DACVEC UC-Davis
  • Samantha Gizerian, PhD WSU
  • Jana Gordon, DVM OSU
  • Spring Halland. DVM, CVA, DACVIM WU
  • Diana Hassel, DVM, PhD, DACVECC CSU
  • Daniel Smeak, DVM, DACVS CSU